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Elsie's Kith and Kin

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Author: Martha Finley
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,843 / 213 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.1
LoC Category: PS
Series: Elsie Dinsmore
Downloads: 797
Added to site: 2005.12.14
mnybks.net#: 12212
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lack some gentleness."--SHAKSPEARE.

Edward had met and held his desired interview with his business acquaintance, seen him aboard his train, and was standing watching it as it steamed away and disappeared in the distance, when a feminine voice, close at hand, suddenly accosted him.

"O Mr. Travilla! how are you? I consider myself very fortunate in finding you here."

He turned toward the speaker, and was not too greatly pleased at sight of her.

"Ah! good-evening, Miss Deane," he said, taking her offered hand, and speaking with gentlemanly courtesy. "In what can I be of service to you?"

"By inviting me to Ion to spend the night," she returned laughingly. "I've missed my train, and was quite in despair at the thought of staying alone over night in one of the miserable little hotels of this miserable little village. So I was delighted to see your carriage standing there, and you yourself beside it; for, knowing you to be one of the most hospitable of men, I am sure you will be moved to pity, and t

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2006.06.23
Katrina
*****

IT IS A GREAT BOOK THE ONLY THING I DID NOT LIKE IS HOW
THAT SHE IS LIKE A GOODIE GOODIE


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